The Great Gatsby Chapter Nine

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  • 1. 

    When Nick tries to reach Daisy to tell her of Gatsby's death, what does he find out?

    • A.

      Daisy already knows

    • B.

      Gatsby's phone is disconnected

    • C.

      Daisy and Tom have left town and left no forwarding address

    Correct Answer
    C. Daisy and Tom have left town and left no forwarding address
    Explanation
    Nick finds out that Daisy and Tom have left town and left no forwarding address. This means that Nick is unable to reach Daisy to inform her about Gatsby's death.

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  • 2. 

    When Nick looks for friends/famiy of Gatsby, what does he find?

    • A.

      No one wants to pay their respects

    • B.

      Gatsby's entire family shows up

    • C.

      Only Gatsby's friends show up

    Correct Answer
    A. No one wants to pay their respects
    Explanation
    When Nick looks for friends/family of Gatsby, he finds that no one wants to pay their respects. This suggests that Gatsby's death has left him without any close friends or family who are willing to attend his funeral or show support in his final moments. This emphasizes the loneliness and isolation that Gatsby experienced in his pursuit of the American Dream.

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  • 3. 

    Who comes for Gatsby's funeral?

    • A.

      No one

    • B.

      Daisy

    • C.

      Mr. Gatz (Gatsby's father)

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Gatz (Gatsby's father)
    Explanation
    Mr. Gatz (Gatsby's father) comes for Gatsby's funeral. This is significant because it shows that despite Gatsby's extravagant lifestyle and questionable reputation, his father still cares about him and wants to pay his respects. It also highlights the theme of family and the contrast between Gatsby's self-made persona and his true origins.

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  • 4. 

    What does Nick realize about Gatsby's friends?

    • A.

      He has hundreds

    • B.

      They're all drunks

    • C.

      Nick is his only friend

    Correct Answer
    C. Nick is his only friend
    Explanation
    Nick realizes that he is Gatsby's only friend. This suggests that Gatsby may have many acquaintances or social connections, but none of them truly know or understand him on a personal level. It highlights the loneliness and isolation that Gatsby feels, despite his extravagant parties and seemingly glamorous lifestyle. Nick's realization also emphasizes the depth of their friendship and the unique bond they share.

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  • 5. 

    What is Gatsby's business partner's first name?

    • A.

      Meyer

    • B.

      Tom

    • C.

      George

    Correct Answer
    A. Meyer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Meyer. This suggests that Gatsby's business partner's first name is Meyer.

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  • 6. 

    Who else shows up for Gatsby's funeral?

    • A.

      Daisy

    • B.

      The man in the library from the earlier party

    • C.

      George

    Correct Answer
    B. The man in the library from the earlier party
    Explanation
    At Gatsby's funeral, the man in the library from the earlier party shows up. This suggests that he had some kind of connection or relationship with Gatsby. The man's presence at the funeral implies that he knew Gatsby personally and wanted to pay his respects. It also indicates that Gatsby had an impact on people's lives and that he was not as alone as he seemed.

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  • 7. 

    What does Nick decide about living in the east?

    • A.

      He's just not cut out for it and he wants to go back home

    • B.

      It's where he belongs

    • C.

      He needs to move to the south

    Correct Answer
    A. He's just not cut out for it and he wants to go back home
    Explanation
    Nick decides that he is not suited for living in the east and he wants to go back home. This suggests that he has tried living in the east but has come to the realization that it is not the right fit for him. He likely feels more comfortable and at home in his original location, leading him to make the decision to return there.

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  • 8. 

    Jordan accuses Nick of being... ?

    • A.

      Careless

    • B.

      Stupid

    • C.

      Silly

    Correct Answer
    A. Careless
    Explanation
    Jordan accuses Nick of being careless because careless means not taking enough care or attention, being negligent or not cautious. This implies that Nick has been negligent or not cautious in some way, leading Jordan to accuse him of this behavior.

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  • 9. 

    When Nick runs into Tom, what does Tom admit?

    • A.

      He was never in love with Daisy

    • B.

      He was sad Gatsby was dead

    • C.

      He told George that the yellow Rolls-Royce was Gatsby's

    Correct Answer
    C. He told George that the yellow Rolls-Royce was Gatsby's
    Explanation
    Tom admits that he told George that the yellow Rolls-Royce was Gatsby's.

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  • 10. 

    What does Nick believe about Gatsby?

    • A.

      He was a wise man

    • B.

      He was chasing a dream

    • C.

      He was the queen of the ball

    Correct Answer
    B. He was chasing a dream
    Explanation
    Nick believes that Gatsby was chasing a dream. This suggests that Nick perceives Gatsby as someone who was relentlessly pursuing a goal or aspiration, possibly indicating that Gatsby had a strong ambition or desire for something in his life. The belief that Gatsby was chasing a dream implies that Nick sees Gatsby as an idealist or someone who is willing to work hard and take risks in order to achieve his goals.

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